What is silt soil used for?

Answer Silt is a soil texture, or a soil particle separate. Silt textured soils are used for anything that other soils would be used for, except perhaps the mining of sand or clay.

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What term is usually used to refer to the proportions of sand silt and clay in a sample of soil?

This is called the soil 'texture." There are sandy soils, clay soils, and well-balanced soil (with a mix of sand, clay/silt particles and organic material like compost) is usually referred to as "l... Read More »

What is the percentage of sand silt and clay in a sample of soil?

depends on the kind of soil, each kind would have different composition, in fact the kind is defined by the percentage of sand,silt and clay it has.

What term is used to identify a windblown sediment of silt and clay?

What is top soil used for?

Top soil is used for a variety of landscaping and construction needs. Top soil can be used to plant flowers and shrubs, tree plantings, and for installation of grass and sod. It can also be used as... Read More »